Two of these Asian ETFs are buys right now

Two of these Asian ETFs are buys right now

We believe conservative investors can have as much as 10% of their portfolios in foreign stocks. A good way to do that is by choosing exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with an overseas focus.

The best of those funds offer low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient portfolios of… Read More

These high-yielding automakers are still buys

TOYOTA MOTOR CO. ADRs $127 (New York symbol TM; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; ADRs outstanding: 1.5 billion; Market cap: $190.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend yield: 3.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.toyota. com) sold 2.24 million vehicles in its fiscal 2016 first quarter, ended June… Read More

One of these Asian ETFs is a buy now

One of these Asian ETFs is a buy now

We think conservative investors can hold up to 10% of their portfolios in foreign stocks. One way to do that is by choosing exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with an overseas focus.

The best of those funds continue to offer low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient portfolios of… Read More

Japan is the better choice right now

POWERSHARES CHINA SMALL CAP PORTFOLIO ETF $32.21 (New York Exchange symbol HAO; buy or sell through brokers; www.invesco.com) changed its name from Guggenheim China Small Cap ETF in May 2018 when Invesco Ltd. bought Guggenheim’s ETF business.
This particular PowerShares ETF aims to track the AlphaShares China… Read More

Buy the best of Japan

ISHARES MSCI JAPAN INDEX FUND $61.12 (New York Exchange symbol EWJ; buy or sell through brokers; us.ishares.com) is an ETF that tries to match the return of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Japan Index.

The fund’s top holdings include Toyota, 4.6%; Mitsubishi UFJ Financial, 2.4%;… Read More

Japan keeps expanding

ISHARES MSCI JAPAN INDEX FUND $53.40 (New York Exchange symbol EWJ; buy or sell through brokers; us.ishares.com) is an ETF that tries to match the return of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Japan index.
The fund’s top holdings include Toyota, 4.2%; Mitsubishi UFJ Financial, 2.5%;… Read More